Whare Kea | Sleeps 12 | Lakefront Location | Amazing Views

Max Guests

About this Holiday House

Strikingly designed in timber and glass, Whare Kea appears to float on the edge of Lake Wanaka against the dramatic backdrop of the Southern Alps. This award-winning lodge has been transformed into an exclusive use villa offering a private retreat for up to 12 guests. With its light-filled interior and spectacular vistas, Whare Kea provides perfect luxury accommodation for families or groups of friends wishing to soak up the splendour of the area in a private location. With an ideal combination of shared and private spaces, Whare Kea is well suited to accommodate small groups, whether you prefer rest & relaxation or want to experience Wanaka’s myriad of outdoor pursuits. The fully equipped kitchen allows guests to self-cater whilst looking out at the stunning vistas over Lake Wanaka. Alternatively, you may choose to dine out in one of Wanaka’s growing number of restaurants or allow one of their professional chefs to do all of the hard work for you whatever your culinary needs may be. Additional services to compliment your stay are extensive and unlimited to tailor-make a unique exclusive retreat.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
No pets
Linen provided
No smoking
Accessibility: please enquire
Pool Table
Sky TV
Spa pool
Heating & cooling
Fire place
Washing Machine
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
Cellphone coverage
Clothes line
Drying room
Ensuite Bathroom
Internet available
Laundry Tub
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

1 King(s), 5 King/Twin

Special Amenities

Whare Kea- Lakefront Private Villa sits on the edge of Lake Wanaka against the dramatic backdrop of the Southern Alps. This exclusive use villa offers a private retreat for up to 12 guests. • Architecturally designed • Lakefront property • Lake and mountain views • 6 bedroom Villa • Open fire • Hot tub • 5 min drive to Wanaka Township • Sleeps 12 guests

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Uninterrupted views of Lake Wanaka and the mountains beyond. With breathtaking lakes and mountains, Wanaka, New Zealand, is a year-round destination set against the pristine alpine backdrop of Lake Wanaka and Mount Aspiring National Park World Heritage Area. There are many world-class attractions, sporting activities and adventure opportunities within easy reach of the Wanaka Township. Take a scenic cruise on Lake Wanaka, taste world-renowned local Pinot Noir wines or try your luck fishing the many rivers and streams. Located at an altitude of 300 metres, Wanaka is fast becoming one of the world’s great playgrounds. Visitors can venture into the hills and mountains surrounding Wanaka for skiing, heli-skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking and climbing. Or just enjoy the views!


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Date rangeRatesMinimum stay
1 Jan - 9 Jan $6615 / Night for 12 guests5 Nights
1 Jul - 31 Jul $6615 / Night for 12 guests5 Nights
19 Dec - 31 Dec $6615 / Night for 12 guests5 Nights
Rest of year$6615 / Night for 12 guests4 Nights
1 Jan - 9 Jan
$6615 / Night for 12 guests
Min. stay: 5 Nights
1 Jul - 31 Jul
$6615 / Night for 12 guests
Min. stay: 5 Nights
19 Dec - 31 Dec
$6615 / Night for 12 guests
Min. stay: 5 Nights
Rest of year
$6615 / Night for 12 guests
Min. stay: 4 Nights
Please contact Release Wanaka for rates up to 6 adults.

Please be aware that this property is managed by ‘Release Wanaka’. We are a local Wanaka property management business and we are legally responsible for the care of the property. We require a fully refundable security bond for each booking. This will be refunded in full within 7 days of departure, as long as no loss or damage has occurred at the property. We require credit card details either before you arrive or on the day of arrival. The security bond for Whare Kea is NZ$5000.

A cleaning fee of NZ$350 is charged per reservation. This covers basic cleaning and management fees. Any cost due to excessive cleaning after a guest checks out will be the responsibility of the guest.

All linen and towels are provided.

Please Note: We cannot accept bookings within 3 days of check-in.

Quiet hours between 10pm - 8am




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